In late 2021, Netflix finally released its highly anticipated sci-fi drama/satire Don’t Look Up. The film boasts a cast that includes several Hollywood heavy hitters, led by Leonardo DiCaprio (who nearly turned down the role), Jennifer Lawrence, and Meryl Streep.
Not to mention, the cast also includes the likes of Cate Blanchett, Jonah Hill, Tyler Perry, and rising star Timothée Chalamet.
After watching the film, however, many fans have come to agree that the real star of the movie is really singer/actress Ariana Grande.
In Don’t Look Up, Grande plays pop star Riley Bina. She may not have that much screen time in the movie, but the singer/actress leaves quite an impression. And while many have come to praise Grande’s performance in the film, there’s also a great deal of interest in how she ended up getting cast in Don’t Look Up.
In a movie that features several of Hollywood’s A-list actors, did Grande have to audition for her own role?
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